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Polydesma

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Erebidae
Scientific name  Polydesma
Higher classification  Noctuidae
Order  Butterflies and moths
Superfamily  Noctuoidea
Tribe  Pandesmini
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Polydesma umbricola, Noctuidae, Butterflies and moths, Insect, Trigonodes

Polydesma is a genus of moths in the Erebidae family.

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Description

Palpi upturned, where the second joint reaching vertex of head. Thorax smoothly scaled. Abdomen with slight basal ridges and tuft of hair. Tibia spineless and more or less hairy. Fore wings with somewhat rounded apex. Hind wings with vein 5 arise from above angle of cell. Larva with four pairs of abdominal prolegs, where the first two pairs are rudimentary.

Species

  • Polydesma boarmoides GuenĂ©e, 1852
  • Polydesma umbricola Boisduval, 1833
  • References

    Polydesma Wikipedia


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